Margaret Filtz, 79, of Hopatcong passed away, peacefully, on Sunday January 26, 2020 at Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Garden City, NY, on June 21, 1940, to the late Arthur and Margaret Mickley, Margaret resided there and in Seattle, WA prior to moving to Hopatcong in 1983. She was Family and Community Partnership Specialist for the Hopatcong Head Start from 1992-2016. Margaret enjoyed camping and spending time with her family. She was especially fond of being with her six grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her loving husband of 44 years, Richard and brother Arthur Mickley. Survivors include three sons, Rick Filtz and wife, Julie, Tim Filtz and Dennis Filtz and wife, Flo, six grandchildren, Rebecca O'Connell and her husband, John, Nick, Kerry, Ryan, Connor and Angela Filtz, two great grandchildren, Kayleigh and John O'Connell and two sisters, Sharon Seastone and husband, Jim and Patti Engle and husband, Bill. Margaret's Life Celebration will include a memorial visitation on Friday January 31, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. A memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday February 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM at St. Jude RC Church, 40 Maxim Drive, Hopatcong, NJ. For memorial donations, please consider Norwescap Head Start, 406 Wills Avenue, Stanhope, NJ 07874.